Motivation makes your brand bigger than a business

motivation makes you work harder on your brand, makes your brand bigger than a business itself
What motivates me? The idea of helping others. It’s sort of a selfish altruism, really. I know that I can only be a true force making a change for the better if I have appropriate tools to use. To get those tools I need to ...

Be good, be relevant, be successful

If we are not good at something, we get forgotten - Jon Taffer. What can we do to be relevant?
Have you ever seen “Bar Rescue” with Jon Taffer? Jon Taffer is a bar consultant, an author of ‘Raise the Bar’ and in ‘Bar Rescue’ he helps failing bars turn their situation around. Each ‘Bar  Rescue’ episode is filmed over 5 days, during which reconnaissance ...

Fistful of Spice

Some like it hot Name of business: Fistful of Spice Creators: Chris Docherty & Steve Gunnell (gentlemen, please add/confirm surnames) Specialty: Artisan chili products → cuisine Location: Milton Keynes Reach: National Key to success: Respect the ingredients (of the business, of the products, of the ...

Sam Morris, Cow Artist

Making art work Sam Morris, Cow Artist Name of business: Cow Art Creator: Sam Morris Years in business: Since 2011 Specialty: Cow art Location: Twyning, Gloucestershire Reach: National Key to success: Constantly impressing your clients Biggest challenge for businesses: Knowing where to start Greatest asset: ...

Patty Cruz-Fouchard, Organised and Simple

Professional life hacker   Name of business: Organised & Simple Creator: Patty Cruz-Fouchard Years in business: 3 Specialty: Productivity & Organisation Expert Location: London Reach: London Key to success: Love the challenge, you’ll find a solution Biggest challenge for businesses: Getting overwhelmed by the clutter ...

Darshana Ubl

Win, win, win - the Darshana effect Name: Darshana Ubl Years in business: 10 years in property investing, 8 years in business leadership Specialty: ‘I’m in a business of helping small businesses thrive’ Location: London Reach: International Key to success: Triple win ™ (win for ...

Ideas Hub, Chelmsford

Business mind, creative heart   Name of business: Ideas Hub Creator: Leonie Ramondt Years in business: 3 (since 22.09. 2012) Specialty: supporting business ideas and creative ventures from all walks of life Location: Chelmsford Reach: Local Key to success: Focus on who you are now ...

Heather Barrie, Harrie’s Coffee

A slowly brewing revolution Name: Heather Barrie Name of the business: Harrie’s Coffee Years of operation: 4 Location: West Sussex (headquarters in Arundel) Reach: National (via online platform) Services: Works with independent coffee shops and hospitality outlets to help them serve great coffee every time ...

Justina Warzocha, Success Coach

Dream like a child Name: Justina Warzocha Success Coach Specialty: Helping women achieve Location: London Reach: National Key to success: Remembering about others without forgetting about yourself Greatest asset: IPI met Justina at a women-in-business-type networking workshop I ended up attending by accident.  Many coaches ...

Ed Vickers, Jollie Goods

Sock up Name of business: Jollie Goods (product name: Jollie's Socks) Creator: Ed Vickers Years in business: 3 Specialty: ‘More-than-profit-movement’ to get homeless back on their feet using the medium of socks (to start with) Location: London Reach: National Key to success: Partnerships Greatest asset: ...